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Field Day Observances

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-14 356'2 -5'4 361'6 356'0
Dec-14 363'0 -6'2 369'0 362'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Sep-14 1083'4 9'6 1095'6 1070'2
Nov-14 1022'2 -6'4 1034'0 1021'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-14 546'4 -10'0 562'2 546'4
Dec-14 562'6 -9'0 578'6 561'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-14 624'0 -11'0 639'2 624'0
Dec-14 640'2 -4'4 652'0 638'4
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-14 617'2 5'2 620'2 613'4
Dec-14 627'2 -4'6 641'0 626'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Aug-14 --- --- 155.850 ---
Oct-14 150.250 0.150 150.750 149.850
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-14 --- --- --- ---
Oct-14 --- --- --- ---
MILK CLASS III[10] Aug-14 22.24s -0.02 --- ---
Oct-14 22.78s -0.27 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-14 66.57 -0.57 68.03 66.57
Dec-14 66.14 -0.44 66.61 65.76
Fri, Aug 29, 2014 11:13 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments Wheat, Soybeans Higher Ahead of Weekend 8/29 8:27AM
December corn was down 1 1/4 cents, November soybeans were up 2 1/4 cents, and December Chicago wheat was up 5 cents.
Weather
Rain Friday in SE Plains, N.Midwest 8/29 5:59AM
The southeastern Plains through northern Midwest will see some rain today. Mostly dry elsewhere.
Crops
Betting on Shorter Beans Gene Discovery Could Shrink, Stabilize Northern Soybean Varieties 8/15 10:26AM
Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produces semi-determinate soybean plants, in the hopes that their smaller stature could help farmers with lodging in high-yielding environments.
Chasing Rootworms High-Flying Beetles Prove a Mobile Pest
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Take On Two Ears
Sauder's New Vision Control the Plant
Livestock
Super Food The King of Cattle Forages 8/25 11:03AM
Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-per-bushel grain made many producers forget about chopping corn. This season, with grain prices down and beef at historically high levels, is a good time to give corn silage a second look.
Cutting Risks Maximum Value Comes at the Optimal End Point
Checkoff Conflict More Walk Outs on Beef Talks
Ask The Vet Bull Buying Basics
Land Management
Weathering the Drought Recent Rains in Southern Plains Help Farmer Break Cycle, Boost Outlook 7/28 10:57AM
Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exceptional drought conditions. The wheat crop was a disaster this year, but at least one farmer feels he has weathered the worst of the drought conditions.
Rediscovering Grain Sorghum Corn Growers Look at Grain Sorghum in Regions Where Drought is Common
Interpretive Rule Seen as Invalid Agency Asked to Conduct Rulemaking
Do a Yield Checkup Preharvest Examinations Help Select Seed for Next Year
Farm Business
Pick Contingency Plans - 3 Weigh Insurance in the Equation 8/20 12:01PM
As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal farm support programs.
Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Farm Programs Adjusted for Payment Caps and Income Eligibility
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Rents Resist Price Relief Big Yields Stall Cash Rent Negotiations
Equipment
Farmers Pivot Back After Storms Companies Report Hundreds of Damaged Irrigation Systems Up and Running Again 8/18 12:42PM
The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up and running again, according to irrigation companies in the state.
New Holland Dealers Are a Big Deal
To Bag or Not to Bag? Grain Bags One Option for Farmers Who Need Temporary Storage Quickly
Buyer Be Aware New Business Takes Some Risk Out of Buying Used Farm Equipment
Ag Policy
AFBF Appeal Reversal Sought in Chesapeake Ruling 8/22 11:30AM
The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's September 2013 decision that EPA can set "pollution diets" in Chesapeake Bay.
Mapping the CWA Ag Groups, House to Show Act's Reach
Iowa: Stressing Water Quality Ag Groups Form Alliance to Champion State Nutrient Strategy
USDA Readies Dairy Program Sign-up for New Dairy Margin Protection Program Begins Tuesday
Farm Life
Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Farm Programs Adjusted for Payment Caps and Income Eligibility 8/25 12:40PM
Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,000 adjusted gross income annually to stay eligible for farm programs.
Pick Contingency Plans - 3 Weigh Insurance in the Equation
Farming on the Mother Road - 4 Route 66 Transitions From Crops to Cattle Country in Southern Missouri
View From the Cab Iowa, Florida Farmers Battle Pests, Crop Diseases, Aches and Pains
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Newsom on the Market Swamped 8/29 6:06AM
Hurricane Katrina and cash grain basis have what in common? Why, the annual Farm Progress Show, of course.
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Ask the Vet Remote Control For Horn Flies 8/18 10:19AM
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